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McCalmont, Double-Double in Loss

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Fri., Oct. 15, 2010 [Box Score][Cume Stat]
El Cajon, Calif. -- On Friday night, the San Diego Christian College Lady Hawks (8-12, 1-10 GSAC) hosted The Master's College (7-13, 2-9 GSAC) in hopes of repeating the winning three game sweep from their last meeting in Sepetember. Unfortuantely, the Mustangs turned the table on the Hawks, taking the match in three, 25-13, 25-23, 25-23.

Kim McCalmont dug her way to a double-double, collecting 13 kills and ten digs. Shelby Broberg had three kills in four attempts with no errors, recording three block assists. Freshman setter Cassidy Mertens had 27 assists and 5 digs, also taking part in a block at the net for the Hawks.

The Hawks were caught on off guard in the first set watching TMC open a 10-3 lead with the help of two blocks and five kills in that series of points. SDC grasped for points, but the Mustangs, who hit .361 in the set, put away 18 total kills for the win.

Focused on pulling in a win, the Hawks came out strong, taking a 14-9 lead amidst a 6-point serve series by Sigourney Rockmore. Val Bergmann's kill at 22-14 marked their largest lead of the match, seeming that the Hawks would walk away with the second set win. To their surprise, the Mustangs rallied for six straight points, pulling within four at 23-14. SDC put another point on the board on a McCalmont kill, but four TMC kills followed, three by Sam Dougherty, giving The Master's the come from behind 25-23 win.

The third set remained tight until a Mustang attack error allowed SDC to sneak 4 points in to create a small lead. TMC, who trailed behind the Hawks by a few points into the double-digit score, kept the serve with libero Leslie Windham (20 digs, 1 ace), tying the game at 18. After one more tie score at 22, the Mustangs capped the match with 2 kills, handing SDC their tenth GSAC loss.

The Hawks take the court at home again tomorrow, Saturday, October 16, at 3:00pm against No. 1 Fresno Pacific University.

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